NOT FOR REPUBLICATION/REPOSTING.
Submitted via email to WritersWeekly on 5/28/10 by Chuck Bennett.
The New York Post is replenishing its Rolodex of available
stringers/freelancers outside of New York City.
We are looking for reporters who can be available at a moment's notice
to cover breaking news around the country. For The Post, breaking news
typically involves digging up the personal stories of
individuals involved in scandal or tragedy.
We follow stories nationwide so we need people everywhere!
Our assignments our tough -- that's why we have a competitive day rate
of $200 to $400 depending on assignment.
This is a pure tabloid reporting job. It's not for the thin-skinned.
We seek aggressive reporters not afraid of confronting people with
Typical assignments involve staking out the homes or work places of
story subjects, confronting them, knocking on doors to interview
neighbors, digging through court files, etc.
This is a pure reporting job, we are not looking for writers. Our
stringers don't write a word, but give their notes to one of our staff
writers in New York. All stringers receive bylines.
If interested, please send a resume, brief bio and a clip to Chuck
Please no pitches. We assign the stories.